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Daniel Boone Constructed Response Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 2 - 5

Integrate reading, writing, and American history with a constructed response worksheet about Daniel Boone and American Westward Expansion.

Who was Daniel Boone? Let’s Find Out!

Daniel Boone is among the most famous American explorers, hunters, and pioneers. He was an expert at hunting and tracking, two skills he used to explore the wilderness without maps or compass. His explorations helped establish Kentucky as a territory in western North America.

Integrate Westward Expansion into Reading Groups

Integrate your social studies content with your reading comprehension instruction. Add rigor to the lesson with a constructed response graphic organizer and writing prompt. This resource is perfect for a Westward Expansion unit introduction or a quick review of concepts at the end of a unit.

Teach your students an important American legend with this Daniel Boone resource. This passage helps students explore the life and accomplishments of Daniel Boone during the height of the Westward Expansion era in America. This activity includes a written graphic organizer for students to respond to and revise and a prompt for final product writing.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on cardstock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks. 

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This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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